Tanzania Travel Alerts and Warnings

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Is it safe to travel to Tanzania right now? Find out how coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions may affect your travel plans.


Elephants walk across a grassy plain in Tanzania, with Mt Kilimanjaro in the background. Photo © Getty Images / squashedbox

Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel restrictions in Tanzania – updated 29 December 2020

Who can travel to Tanzania?

There is no entry ban for foreign nationals. Passengers must complete a “Health Surveillance Form” and present this upon arrival. All travelers, whether foreigners or returning residents, whose countries or airlines require them to provide negative testing for COVID-19 as a condition for traveling will be required to present a certificate on arrival.

The Tanzania government is implementing temperature scanning for all international travelers. Anyone showing symptoms of COVID-19 on arrival may undergo enhanced screening and COVID-19 testing, followed by potential 14-day self-isolation.

Important note: These travel alerts are general in nature, and we will not respond to any comments about specific personal circumstances. For information relevant to you, contact your local Tanzanian embassy, consulate, or airline for any updates on how these changes will affect you personally.

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